Stephen P. Konstans, Senior Vice President and Financial Officers Practice Leader at Pearson Partners International, is featured in an Oracle NetSuite study on the increasing rise of the CFO to CEO, with insight and tips for CFOs for a successful ascent to CEO. Pearson Partners summarizes this transformative study below. Read the full article and a comprehensive breakdown on NetSuite.com. In the first half of 2022, the promotion of chief […]
Pearson Partners International is thrilled to announce its recognition for the third time by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Search Firms. In today’s complex economic and geopolitical climate, C-suite executives face myriad challenges in the workplace, including employee burnout and stress, increased focus on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, the drive for sustainable business practices and increased workplace transparency. A recent Deloitte global survey revealed that nearly 70 […]
HR executives from leading companies offer insights into the top five trends transforming business.
Throughout our lives, we have bursts of action toward realizing our most coveted dreams and goals. Yet, many of us hit barriers and retreat to our places of comfort. To make lasting progress, we must identify past pitfalls and consider what will be different this time. No one explained this concept better than Portia Nelson in her book There’s a Hole in My Sidewalk: “I walk down the same street. […]
By Stephen P. Konstans Senior Vice President, Financial Officers Practice Leader For over a century, student-athletes were not allowed to make money from their name, image or likeness (NIL) through sponsorship deals. Last year, those regulations unraveled thanks to a historic 9-0 Supreme Court ruling. Now that student-athletes are over a year into owning their NIL rights, we spoke with five all-stars to hear the latest developments […]
Recently, I shared an exercise to align your actions with your purpose. What if you are unsure of your purpose? Here is a question to help: When you are at your best, what are you doing? Identifying your moments of greatest strength and fulfillment can show how you can provide the most value to the world. For example, are you in your element when giving a presentation? Do you feel […]
Have you held a mirror up recently and honestly asked, “Am I working toward my highest purpose?” If not, take a moment to try it! This is often my primary role as an executive career coach: to hold up a mirror to my clients and help them align their actions and achievements with their intentions. When you try this exercise, if you feel like you are getting off track or […]
In March 2020 at the onset of the global pandemic, the U.S. workforce underwent a nearly overnight shift to working from home. The speed at which most of our U.S. workers successfully pivoted to work-from home is an incredible testament to the ingenuity and adaptability of the human spirit. Fifteen months later, many people are contemplating what work will look like in a post-pandemic era, whether in-office, at home or […]
Renee Arrington, President & Chief Operating Officer of Dallas-based global executive search firm Pearson Partners International, has been honored as one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s most powerful business leaders in the 2021 D CEO Dallas 500.
Nationwide Business Leaders Weigh in on Hiring Plans During and After the Pandemic Pearson Partners International recently published a study on the business and economic impact of COVID-19. Over 500 business leaders participated from across the nation, representing companies ranging from small, private organizations to multi-national conglomerates. Along with questions about operational impact, business continuity and the economy, business leaders were asked about plans for hiring and staffing now and […]